Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
'm jim kozimor. colin kaepernick receiving support from an unlikely source. plus, playoff games so tight in the nfl, they often come down to a made or missed field goal. so who will be kicking for the 49ers come saturday? we have the answer next from the xfinity "sportsdesk." has over 50 delicious choices. sizzler'sr soups, salads, appetizers, and more starting at $8.99 for lunch. sizzler. where fresh is fun. >>> a critical update to a story being watched worldwide. break in the weather has helped free a pot of killer whales trapped in canada's frozen north. this is youtube video showing the pod stuck near quebec. they took turns breathing through a small hole in the ice. finally overnight winds opened a channel to the sea. residents in a small village are now paying someone to track the whales to the open ocean to make sure they're okay. >> that video is incredible. >> crazy. >> let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. we're talking maybe snow in the bay area. >> we could. we had a little bit earlier this morning. there's only a slight shot coming up in the weekend forecast.
Jan 12, 2013 11:00pm PST
with playoff victory against the packers tonight. and the star colin kaepernick. again, we've been talking about him all day all night. let's just roll it up and find out what this man did. the exchange of the 2005 class. aaron rogers and alex smith just like week one. but the star colin kaepernick who got the nod in this one. and throwing on the run picked up by sam shields and returns it back for a pick 6. 52 yards and candle stick park is stunned. it was 7-0. he shook that off and answered by leading the 49ers on 89 scoring drive. 20 yards for the touchdown to tie it up at 7. now to the second quarter packers up 7. andy lee. jeremy ross will m uff the punt. the niners recover it. cj spill man comes in with it. even up at 14. how do you like that one? aaron rogers 257 yards. picked up by brown. brown brings it back to mid field. two critical turn overs by the packers. and the 49ers were capitalize. kaepernick looking for craptree. niners go up 21-14. the packers would respond. rogers to james jones. touchdown. it's a see saw first half. akers footed one from 36 yards out. and the niners
Jan 13, 2013 8:00am PST
. after last night's win, fans were talking about two things. super bowl and q-b colin kaepernick. >> we were not ready for kaepernick fiord and i am a big alex smith fanned. >> unbelievable game. >> the niners favo baby. >> if you ever heard six rings? i am going to need both hands. >> the pride is alive and well and also with these beautiful. q coast. just as a reminder. a likely you will see them on the air. we think they are so great all shapes and sizes. the dog was cute. today is the annual no par no pants... participants. they are acting as if no mudd nobody is actually >> they are going to be cold! they're asked -- to act as if nothing is really happening. la. >> coming up the crack down on hospital workers that have refused to get a flu on hospital workers that have refused to get a flu shot. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a min
Jan 13, 2013 6:00am PST
packers. colin kaepernick broke the record for rushing yards in a single game by a quarterback. two great games there. two more today. >>> a new miss america has been crowned and she hraeuls from new york. she won after tap dancing to get up off that thing. you have to say it like that, get up off that thing. she answered a question about whether armed guards belong in grade schools by saying we shouldn't fight violence with violence. >> any time a big dog helps a baby dog down the steps it makes news. 8-week-old daisy finding the courage to come down the stairs. their 6-month-old shows them how to do it. it's one step at a time. by the way, the video has 900,000 hits on youtube, shockingly enough. >> get up off that thing. >> get up off that thing! >> dylan has a look at the national forecast. >> we're still talking about that dividing line of temperatures. the east is mild. the west is cold. and we've got the rain right in the middle. you can see heavy rain from arkansas right up into western tennessee. that front is slowly going to move eastward dragging colder air to the west. tempera
Jan 13, 2013 7:30am PST
. >> the niners were down 7-0 early but came back with colin kaepernick running for 181 yards, an nfl record. a 56-yard dash to the end zone in the third quarter put the 49ers in front for good. the final score, 49ers 45, packers 31. during that big niner win san francisco police ejected 92 spectators from the stadium, another 25 were arrested for public intoxication. the people who did not see the game in person still were out there hanging on every play. at ireland's in san francisco, there was groaning when green bay scored first but they recorder when colin kaepernick made his run in the second half. >> they are so pumped up. they are going to the super bowl. >> so the 49ers have made even stronger believers of their faithful fans but everyone knows there's an even bigger game looming next sunday. >>> more good news for bay area sports fans. the final hurdle cleared for the sharks to finally begin their season. the nflal nhl -- the nhl players voted in favor of a labor contract officially ending the lockout that delayed the season for months. this
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
kaepernick was on fire. >> there were problems spots. --colin kaepernick. >> 62 people had to be looked at by medical staff at the stadium. >> after months of dropping gas prices are back on the upswing. >> the average u.s. price has surged 7¢ in the last three weeks. >> in california, the lowest average was $3.46 in sacramento in the high as was $3.65 in bakersfield. >> the statewide average for a gallon of regular gas was up one dime to $3.59. >> here is a look at today's gas prices averages around the bay area. >> in san francisco $3.67. >> and oakland $3.58. >> and in san jose $3.59. >> tips are cold outside. we have widespread freeze warnings in effect for the entire s f area. also the east bay as well. we'll have more on your whether traffic, and head lights we come back. >> >> 4:09. >> interesting news on the automotive front the corvette is getting a makeover. >> the corvette was showed off yesterday in detroit. is not bad looking. the original sting ray was sold between 63-76. 50 horsepower 6.2 the v-8 engine. all that power will be sufficient exceeding the 26 mi. hour per gal
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
is working on his timing and communication with colin kaepernick. >> i asked him what he wants my alignments to be coming through the line. the small things like that. i just have to be patient. he patient through the line. >> kendall hunter and fatigue can be factors into gore's decline. the 49ers hope he'll rebound this time as well. >> thanks, mindy. to hoops. the last time we saw the warriors they got stunned by the clippers. they welcome one of the top teams in the west, the grizzlies. they haven't beat them at home since 2010 and they're looking to turn things around tonight. >> it's a big matchup. the top scorer in the league. we improved a lot. >> we played there so they're a big challenge for us. >> so it's the warriors and grizzly at oracle. highlights at 11:00 tonight. that will do it in sports from the xfinity sports desk. back to you. >> stefan curry bobble head night, i believe. right? >> very exciting. >> for a full half hour you can watch on comcast sports net bay area at 10:30. these sweet honey clustery things have fiber? fiber one. almost tastes like one of jack's cereals.
Jan 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
happy with how kaepernick is playing and how big will it be for him playing in this first playoff game as a starter? >> yes, i am happy with colin's play. i'm happy with alex's play. to look at the quarterback play as a whole, it's been very good. and his preparation is going well. he understands the game plan, and that's all i can ask. >> reporter: you run the football, the third most of any team in the nfl. frank gore hasn't gone over 100 in a while. i don't think he has since kap became the starter. is it his goal to go over 100 or part of the plan that doesn't have to happen? >> it doesn't have to happen. the main thing is we score more points. terrific games, a couple of his best games he was in the 80s. but frank is a true football player and he'll make the most of every catch in this it game. >> let's bring in jim kozemore. he joins us from our newsroom. we have our spot on the couch ready to go for tomorrow night. >> that's what i like to hear, gang. i might be joining you. you just never know. i may show up at your houses. the bay area is abuzz. we're less than 24 hours away f